Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Ahmed Madoobe arrests former MP Ahmed Tajir a day after he lost immunity

Jubaland Security forces arrested one of Jubbaland MPs barely a day after the parliament stripped his immunity. Ahmed Tajir who earlier proposed motion against...

Mogadishu Mayor fired and replaced with Communication minister

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in a...

Kenya wants to annex Beled-hawo as ICJ is set to decide Somalia –...

Sea dispute pits Kenya and Somalia against each other. Somalia wants countries' maritime border redrawn to re-acquire 100,000 km² of oil-rich off-shore area now...

Al-shabab court chops off thief’s hand in Kunya Barrow

Al-Shabab chopped off the right hand of a thief on Tuesday in Kunya Barrow in lower Shabelle as part of its implementation of Sharia...

1000 AMISOM troops to leave Somalia by 2017

Under an agreement between the African Union and the U.N. Security Council the number of all African peacekeepers in Somalia will be reduced by...

Somalia’s Golden Age of Music

In this explainer, learn what political, social, and cultural forces forged Somalia's golden age of music, what caused its demise, and why a new...

Somali leaders to hold Security Conference in Mogadishu

The leaders of Somalia's Federal Government and the Federal Member States are set to hold a high-level forum in Mogadishu, starting on Monday, 4th December,...

President Farmaajo orders immediate repatriation of stranded Somalis in Libya

President Mohamed Farmaajo has directed the foreign affairs minister Yusuf Garad to immediately facilitate the repatriation of Somali migrants stranded in Libya following a...

BREAKING NEWS

A decade of Turkey’s rise in Somalia

Ankara’s assertive intervention in the deadly famine and its ambitious decade-long engagement in Somalia's state-building process has significantly increased its influence...
Kirpi APCs in Mogadishu port

Turkey donates more Kirpi APCs to Somalia

Turkey has donated another eight Kirpi armoured personnel carriers to Somalia along with 14 Aktan military trucks. The vehicles...

US sanctions senior Eritrean official for rights abuses in Tigray

Tuesday August 24, 2021 (Mogadishu, Somalia) The United States imposed sanctions on Monday on a senior Eritrean military...

Maine’s Somali Bantus Are Reenvisioning American Farming

On a recent Saturday at the Little Jubba Central Maine Agrarian Commons, Ali Hamsa and Muhidin Libah took a break from building...

Outcry as Tanzania leader calls women footballers ‘flat-chested’

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan has come under fire for remarks about women footballers having “flat chests” and suggesting they would not...